Diabetes: nurses make the difference

Education and funding are vital to support healthcare professionals in the fight against diabetes.

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WDD 2020: Nurses make the difference for diabetes

In 2020, the World Diabetes Day campaign focuses on promoting the role of nurses in the prevention and management of diabetes. Learn more about the theme and key messages and view the resources available.

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Know your risk
of type 2 diabetes

The first step to preventing type 2 diabetes is knowing your risk. Find out through our interactive tool.

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IDF partners with ITN Productions for World Diabetes Day

News-style programme - "Diabetes Matters” - will aim to raise the profile of diabetes and unite voices in diabetes awareness for World Diabetes Day 2020 and beyond.

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The global impact of diabetes

Get all the latest global diabetes stats and facts in the 9th Edition of the IDF Diabetes Atlas.

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Discover diabetes

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WDD around
the world

Organize, promote and learn more about World Diabetes Day events in your region. Did you join the 2019 campaign? Share your feedback through our online survey.

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